Research Degrees

Welcome to Research Degrees at Cardiff School of Art and Design (CSAD). 

If you are thinking about studying for a research degree you have made the first step on a rich and rewarding intellectual journey. A research degree will transform you, it will reshape your understanding of the world and of yourself. It is an exciting and challenging prospect and we will do everything we can to support you on that journey. 

Cardiff School of Art & Design is an excellent place to be a research student. We have a highly supportive creative research culture which is both vibrant and rich. This is evidenced by the range of research groups operating within disciplinary, multi-disciplinary and transdisciplinary fields. We actively collaborate where we can with academic, cultural and industrial partners as we engage with leading edge technologies and ideas in our studies and research in engineering, material arts, fine arts, and the histories theories and philosophies of art and design. CSAD’s research students generate new knowledge and have an impact in the UK and around the world. Research students in CSAD have published research and exhibited with implications for society and its many cultures, for industry and commerce and in individual lives and communities in the UK and around the world.

Dr Stephen Thompson
Graduate Studies Coordinator​​: Cardiff School of Art & Design

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What We Offer
​What We Offer

​Find out about the range of options we have available to start your research journey.

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How To Apply

​Find out how to apply for research degrees at Cardiff Met

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Research Groups

CSAD is home to a range of centres and groups engaged in world-leading research.

Research Groups​​​